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Simón Bolívar's quest for glory

Author: Richard W Slatta; Jane Lucas De Grummond
Publisher: College Station [Tex.] : Texas A & M University Press, ©2003.
Series: Texas A & M University military history series, 86.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of Simon Bolivar, one of the most influential and enigmatic figures in Latin American history, focusing on his extensive military career.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Slatta, Richard W., 1947-
Simón Bolívar's quest for glory.
College Station [Tex.] : Texas A & M University Press, c2003
(DLC) 2002015717
(OCoLC)50694786
Named Person: Simón Bolívar; Simón Bolívar; Simón Bolívar
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Slatta; Jane Lucas De Grummond
ISBN: 1585448893 9781585448890 9781585442393 1585442399
OCLC Number: 53956512
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 344 p.) : ill., maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The education of a liberator --
Introduction : Bolívar and Washington --
A young man seeks his destiny, 1783-1806 --
Stirrings of independence, 1807-10 --
Struggling for independence --
Disasters for the foolish Fatherland, 1811-12 --
Victories from Mompox to Araure, 1812-13 --
Spain's reconquest of its colonies --
Boves and royalist resurgence, 1814-15 --
Regrouping in Jamaica, 1815-16 --
From optimism at Aux Cayes to disaster at Ocumare, 1816 --
Frustration from Jacmel to Guayana, 1816-17. Patriot resurgence, Spanish collapse --
From frustration on the llanos to victory at Boyac, 1818-19 --
Armistice : joining with San Martín to turn the tide, 1820-21 --
Delirium over Manuela and Chimborazo, 1822 --
Final triumph in Peru, 1823-25 --
Political failure to postmortem glory --
Trying to hold Gran Colombia together, 1825-28 --
Political decline and death, 1828-30 --
From demagogue to demigod.
Series Title: Texas A & M University military history series, 86.
Responsibility: Richard W. Slatta and Jane Lucas De Grummond.

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Earning glory on the fields of battle, Simon Bolivar, who fought to free South America from Spanish rule from 1810 to 1826, was one of the most influential figures in Latin American history. This  Read more...

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